Friday, November 27, 2020



We Grew Up With Bibi’s, and Bibi’s Grew Up With Us

Something about being a claustrophobic high school upperclassman lent itself to my spending Saturday nights at Bibi’s Warmstone Bakery and Cafe back in my...

The Look: Shanghai Diamond Garden

I hadn’t been to Shanghai Diamond Garden in years. That’s because I’ve never been a fan of Chinese food, but their orange chicken always...

Presented Without Comment: Meshuga 4 Sushi Spider Roll

Meshuga 4 Sushi 8948 W. Pico Blvd.   Los Angeles, CA 90035     310-271-5050     <a href="http://www.meshuga4sushi.com " target="_blank">www.meshuga4sushi.com

Food For Thought About The Nine Days

It happened recently that I was treated to quite poor service at a kosher restaurant on Pico Boulevard. I suppose a statement like that...

Got Kosher? Yes…obviously…

The truth is, I knew that Got Kosher?, a wildly popular Shabbos takeout venture operating basically out of B’nai David Judea’s garage, had made...

What’s missing from the new Eilat Bakery?

I used to beg my mom to take us to Eilat Bakery on Friday afternoons, back when it was still nestled in the shadow...

From which seeps the essence of Jeff’s Gourmet

College is about learning how to fit in, or—if you’re talented enough—finding out you don’t have to. As someone who fails to make the...


Louis Keene is a senior at Washington University in St. Louis where he is majoring in American Culture Studies. When he is not eating,...

A Grade of W

Modern American presidencies do not end well.

Teens, fasting and fainting

Yael Rabin didn\'t feel any symptoms until it was too late, but if she had, she would have had Jewish law on her side in breaking her fast.

Wanna drink? Think again!

Recognizing alcohol\'s long-standing presence in Jewish custom, tradition and culture -- especially on Purim, when drinking is a mitzvah -- and hearing from some rabbis that it would be impossible to have shuls go completely dry, Aleinu has tried to work directly with the shuls and parents to take responsibility for their teens.

New Articles

Past Tensions Between Biden, Erdoğan Cast Shadow Over Ankara-Washington Relations

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is bracing for a stormy four years.

Haley Calls On Trump Admin to Release Report on Number of Palestinian Refugees

Nikki Haley called on the administration to declassify a report detailing the current number of Palestinian refugees who are receiving aid from the UNRWA.

Professor On Leave After Tweeting ‘COVID-19 Is Another Jewish Revolution’

A professor at a university in Michigan has been placed on administrative leave after the student newspaper unearthed a series of his anti-Semitic tweets.

Court Ruling Means Young Jerusalem Arabs Face Easier Route to Israeli Citizenship

A previously unpublished regulatory clause, outlining relaxed requirements for young adult legal permanent residents applying to become Israeli citizens, has become public by order of the Jerusalem District Court.

Jerusalem College of Technology’s Nursing School Renamed

The Jerusalem College of Technology (JCT) announced on November 24 that it is renaming the nationally renowned nursing school to the Selma Jelinek School...

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